Risk Factors

417 articles

Symptoms
June 27, 2016 • 3 Min

The Link Between Pancreatic Cancer and Diabetes

Dr. Suresh Chari of the Mayo Clinic has spent a good part of his career looking at the relationship between pancreatic cancer and diabetes.

Disease Management
October 29, 2020 • 3 Min

Meet the World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition

The World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition shows there is power when advocacy groups join together for the cause: World Pancreatic Cancer Day.

News
May 6, 2022 • 5 Min

Research Suggests Twitter as a Powerful Tool to Drive Awareness about Pancreatic Cancer

Research analysis of PancChat shows the power of the Twitter chat to raise awareness about pancreatic cancer.

Symptoms
June 8, 2018 • 4 Min

What You Should Know About Pancreatic Cysts

Dr. V. Raman Muthusamy explains the difference between pancreatic cysts and pancreatic cancer. Learn about different types of pancreatic cysts and which may develop cancer.

Webinars
February 1, 2022 • 1 Min

Let’s Win Lunch and Learn: Pancreatic Cancer and Diabetes

In a special Lunch and Learn webinar, doctors and diabetes educators discuss the relationship between pancreatic cancer and diabetes.

Treatments
September 16, 2022 • 4 Min

Diagnosing Pancreatic Cancer: Tests to Expect

What can you expect during pancreatic cancer diagnostic testing? Dr. Gobind Anand offers expert guidance to stay informed throughout the process.

Research
May 23, 2022 • 5 Min

Liquid Biopsies and the Status of Pancreatic Cancer Screening

Dr. Conan Kinsey discusses the usefulness of liquid biopsies for pancreatic cancer screening and early detection.

Survivor Stories
January 22, 2021 • 6 Min

What Caused My Pancreatic Cancer?

Despite no known genetic link, Steven Robinson is the fourth member of his family on his mother’s side to get pancreatic cancer.

Survivor Stories
November 30, 2022 • 6 Min

Being Persistent Led to my Cancer Diagnosis

Rod Devlin wasn’t getting an answer to his pain but he was persistent until he finally found a doctor that would give him a scan.

Research
December 5, 2017 • 5 Min

The ABCs of Genetic Testing

There are a number of different genetic mutations that can cause familial pancreatic cancer. This article explains some of the most common ones.

Research
March 20, 2024 • 5 Min

For Families at Risk, Remote Education May Be Key in Improving Genetic Testing Uptake

What’s the best way to educate families at risk for pancreatic cancer about genetic testing? Dr. Sapna Syngal discusses the results of the GENERATE study.

Research
August 22, 2022 • 6 Min

Surveillance Improves Outcomes for High-Risk Patients

Dr. Michael Goggins provides results for the CAPS5 pancreatic cancer surveillance and screening study for patients at high risk.

Page
June 20, 2022 • 1 Min

Glossary

Our extensive collection of web-based and other resources for patients, families, and caregivers provides easy access to information on a wide variety of subjects related to pancreatic cancer.

Research
October 1, 2020 • 8 Min

AACR Virtual Special Conference on Pancreatic Cancer: Day Two Highlights

Let’s Win and the Lustgarten Foundation present highlights of Day Two of the AACR Virtual Special Conference on Pancreatic Cancer.

News
June 3, 2020 • 4 Min

Confused about COVID-19 Testing? What You Need to Know

Confused by the information about COVID-19 testing? Our article explains the types of tests, whether testing is readily available, and how to get tested.